Bailey Continues As Offensive Coordinator
Bishop’sGaiters football team head coach Kevin Mackey is pleased to announce that Brent Bailey will continue as the team’s offensive coordinator for the 2013 season, Bailey’s second in this role with purple and silver.
Under Bailey’s guidance in 2012 the Bishop’s offense finished third in the province averaging 414.3 yards per game. The Gaiters’ passing game completed the campaign second in the RSEQ while their rush offense was third.
Bailey joined the Gaiters coaching staff in 2011 as the receivers coach before taking over as offensive coordinator in 2012. Counting his own foot- ball days, Bailey has been involved with the sport for over 20 years. The bulk of his coaching days were spent in Alberta where, as head coach, he led Strathcona High School to back-to-back provincial championships. He also had stints as the quarterbacks and receivers coach for the Alberta Golden Bears and was a member of the Edmonton Huskies (CJFL) staff.
“Brent is an outstanding coach and the best candidate for the job,” said Mackey. “He works really well with our players and is a great teacher. Our student-athletes respect him and I know they will be ecstatic to learn that he will be back. He is dedicated, committed to excel-
Marc Aurèle Fortin at work, photographed by his sister Blanche in 1934. Coll. : MNBAQ